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Received Counseling on Use of Illegal Drugs*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1720 351 21.2 18.8-23.9 1369 78.8 76.1-81.2
Age
< 20 years 254 26 9.9 5.8-16.2 228 90.1 83.8-94.2
20-24 years 450 69 15.2 11.4-20.0 381 84.8 80.0-88.6
25-34 years 822 213 27.5 23.8-31.6 609 72.5 68.4-76.2
35+ years 194 43 23.7 16.8-32.4 151 76.3 67.6-83.2
Mother's Race
White 1167 279 24.8 21.8-28.0 888 75.2 72.0-78.2
African American 493 59 10.3 7.0-14.8 434 89.7 85.2-93.0
Other Minorities 60 13 19.7 9.7-35.9 47 80.3 64.1-90.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 103 16 17.8 10.5-28.6 87 82.2 71.4-89.5
No 1617 335 21.5 19.1-24.3 1282 78.5 75.7-80.9
Education
< High School 384 31 7.9 4.9-12.5 353 92.1 87.5-95.1
High School 573 98 19.2 15.1-24.0 475 80.8 76.0-84.9
> High School 762 222 29.3 25.5-33.5 540 70.7 66.5-74.5
Marital Status
Married 1141 287 25.9 22.9-29.3 854 74.1 70.7-77.1
Other 579 64 10.6 7.5-14.6 515 89.4 85.4-92.5
Income
15,999 or less 493 52 11.3 8.0-15.7 441 88.7 84.3-92.0
16,000-24,999 270 48 18.7 13.2-25.7 222 81.3 74.3-86.8
25,000-39,999 264 47 17.0 12.0-23.6 217 83.0 76.4-88.0
40,000 or more 531 188 36.3 31.4-41.5 343 63.7 58.5-68.6
WIC recipient
No 902 255 28.6 25.0-32.5 647 71.4 67.5-75.0
Yes 808 94 13.0 10.2-16.5 714 87.0 83.5-89.8
Medicaid recipient
No 864 253 30.0 26.3-33.9 611 70.0 66.1-73.7
Yes 856 98 11.4 8.8-14.6 758 88.6 85.4-91.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 307 65 20.5 16.3-25.4 242 79.5 74.6-83.7
1500-2499 grams 538 89 15.4 12.6-18.7 449 84.6 81.3-87.4
2500+ grams 870 196 21.7 19.1-24.5 674 78.3 75.5-80.9

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
you about any of the things listed? 16h. How using illegal drugs could affect your baby

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.